About the Authors

Fernando Abad-Franch

fernando@amazonia.fiocruz.br

Affiliations Instituto Leônidas e Maria Deane – Fiocruz Amazônia, Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil, Pathogen Molecular Biology Unit, Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Gonçalo Ferraz

Affiliations Instituto Leônidas e Maria Deane – Fiocruz Amazônia, Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil, Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute/Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia, Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil

Ciro Campos

Address Current address: Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia, Núcleo Roraima, Boa Vista, Roraima, Brazil

Affiliation Instituto Leônidas e Maria Deane – Fiocruz Amazônia, Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil

Francisco S. Palomeque

Affiliations Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America, Centro de Investigación en Enfermedades Infecciosas, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, Quito, Ecuador

Mario J. Grijalva

Affiliations Centro de Investigación en Enfermedades Infecciosas, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, Quito, Ecuador, Tropical Disease Institute, Biomedical Sciences Department, Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Athens, Ohio, United States of America

H. Marcelo Aguilar

Affiliations Instituto Juan César García – Fundación Internacional de Ciencias Sociales y Salud, Quito, Ecuador, Ministerio de Salud Pública del Ecuador, Quito, Ecuador

Michael A. Miles

Affiliation Pathogen Molecular Biology Unit, Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Analyzed the data: FAF GF CC. Wrote the paper: FAF GF. Conceived and designed research: FA-F GF MAM. Interpreted results: FA-F GF CC. Participated in data collection: FA-F CC FSP MJG HMA. Revised the manuscript: CC FSP MJG HMA MAM.